Meaningful Engagement Through Montessori
The principles of the Montessori method of teaching can be adaptable to elders with dementia in long term care memory units.
Reaching advanced age, people do not wish to be completely dependent
on others, forget all the warm and loving memories of a lifetime, or
live a life void of purpose. Unfortunately, this is the life that some
people living with dementia experience.
The good news is that life in older age or with dementia can be rich, rewarding, and fulfilling. By looking at life with dementia in a different way, people can each do things they enjoy and make them thrive. But in order to be successful at this, they need…. read the whole article here